Tara Erraught, Joshua Ellicott, Dietrich Henschel Headline Oxford Lieder Virtual Weekend of Song

Following a successful online festival last October, Oxford Lieder is set to present a virtual weekend of song on February 27 and 28, 2021. Titled “Winter into Spring: The Changing Seasons,” the program is comprised of nine events featuring renowned and rising artists and pianists. The first day (Feb. 27) will see Joshua Ellicott and Anna Tilbrook performing Britten’s “Winter {…}

Amanda Forsythe, Lenneke Ruiten, Calixto Bieito Headline Les Talens Lyriques’ 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Ceric Larrayadieu) Les Talens Lyriques has announced its 2020-21 season, which will include performances across Europe in London, Vienna, Paris, Würzburg, Dortmund, Heidelberg, Linz, Innsbruck, Ferrara, Bologna, Genoa, Bilbao, Brussels, Liège, Caen, Rouen, and Qatar. For the intents of this article, we will focus on opera and vocal performances. The season kicks off performances of Purcell’s “Orpheus Britannicus,” Suite {…}

Elīna Garanča, Jakub Józef Orliński & Thomas Hampson Highlight Elbphilharmonie & Laeiszhalle Hamburg’s 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Dario Acosta/Deutsche Grammophon/Jiyang Chen) The Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg has announce its 2020-21 season. As always we are highlighting the vocal performances of the season. Mikhail Petrenko and Behzod Abduraimov perform works by Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky. Performance Date: Sept. 16, 2020 Ottavio Dantone conducts Vivaldi’s “Il Tamerlano” with the Accademia Bizantina and Gesangssolisten. Performance Date: Sept. 29, 2020 Beethoven’s “Leonore” {…}

Handel and Haydn Society To Present Bach’s St. Matthew Passion

The Handel and Haydn Society will perform Bach’s St. Matthew Passion on Friday, April 3 and Sunday, April 5 at Boston’s Symphony Hall. The famed work will be conducted by Artistic Director Harry Christophers with soloists tenor Joshua Ellicott, bass-baritone Matthew Brook, soprano Joélle Harvey, mezzosoprano Paula Murrihy, tenor Jeremy Budd, and bass-baritone Stephan Macleod. Christophers last did the famed {…}

Marlis Petersen, Max Emanuel Cencic & Christophe Dumaux Headline Theater An Der Wien’s 2018-19 Season

The Theater an der Wien has announced its 2018-19 season, featuring numerous operas by Weber, Handel, and Tchaikovsky. The season will include a number of productions, concert performances, recitals and chamber operas. Productions Marlis Petersen, David Hansen, Mirella Hagen, Katarina Bradić, Rainer Trost, Florian Köfler, and Tölzer Sängerknabe star in a production of Handel’s “Alcina.” Stefan Gottfried conducts Tatjana Gürbaca’s production. Performance {…}